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Dr. David Rau, MD

General Surgery*
4.8 (13)
Map Pin Small Houma, LA
Accepting new patients
40 years of experience

Overview of Dr. David Rau, MD

Dr. David Rau, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Houma, LA. They specialize in General Surgery, has 40 years of experience. They graduated from LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine and is affiliated with Terrebonne General Health System. Patients rated Dr. Rau an average 4.8 star rating.

Dr. Rau works at Practice in Houma, LA. They frequently treat conditions like Incisional Hernia along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Rau's Office Locations

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    Bayou Surgical Specialists LLC
    5619 Highway 311 Ste A, Houma, LA 70360 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (985) 868-2273
    Monday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    09:00 - 14:00

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  • Terrebonne General Health System

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Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Gallbladder Removal
Incisional Hernia
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Abdominal Pain
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Polyp
Crohn's Disease
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Hemorrhoids
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Obesity
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Proctoptosis
Rectal Prolapse
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Biopsy of Breast
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Excision of Breast Tumor
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Lumpectomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Port Placements or Replacements
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
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Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Appendicitis
Barrett's Esophagus
Barretts Esophagus with Dysplasia
Benign Mediastinal Tumor
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Obstruction
Biliary Tract Cancer
Breast Abscess
Breast Carcinoma
Breast Diseases
Cancer
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Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
Cholelithiasis
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Constipation
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Empyema
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Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Fistula
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallstones
Gastric Ulcer
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Gynecomastia
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Hiatal Hernia with Obstruction
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Ileus
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Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Fistula
Intestinal Obstruction
Ischemic Colitis
Lipomas
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Liver Cancer
Lobular Carcinoma
Lung Cancer
Male Breast Carcinoma
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Osteosarcoma
Pancreatic Cancer
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Pleural Effusion
Pyloric Stenosis
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Testicular Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ulcer
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Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Vascular Disease
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Ventral Hernia
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acid Reflux Surgery
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Breast Surgical Procedure
Colectomy
Colectomy Laparoscopic
Colectomy Sigmoidectomy with Robotic Assist
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Dressing and Debridement of Wound or Infection
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gastrectomy
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gynecomastia Repair
Head and Neck Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lung Surgery
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Parathyroidectomy
Puncture Aspiration
Skin Grafts
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Sphincterotomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Trigger Point Injection
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Wound Repair
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    • Aetna
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    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Coventry Health Care
    • First Health
    • Gilsbar 360
    • Golden Rule
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    • Humana
    • Midwest Health Plan
    • MultiPlan
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    • PPO Plus
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    4.8
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    About Dr. David Rau, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 40 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1598817389
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    Education & Certifications

    Internship
    • Lsu Medical Center of New Orleans
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Nicholls State University
    Undergraduate School

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    Dr. Rau has seen patients for Incisional Hernia, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Rau on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    13 patients have reviewed Dr. Rau. The overall rating for this provider is 4.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Rau.

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